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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Why China’s High-Tech Investment Surge Matters to U.S. Competitiveness

Panelists discuss Chinese investment in U.S. high tech sectors at Asia Society’s New York center on April 17, 2014. (James Kochien/Asia Society)During the first quarter of 2014, Chinese investors poured US$6 billion of capital into U.S. high tech industries, ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 18 2014]
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Interview: Are US Companies Better at Operating in Asia Than Asian Ones?

Telstra, an Australian telecommunications and media company, recently released a comprehensive report on why some corporations succeed in Asia and others fail. One of the findings is that American companies (followed by the U.K.) do best across multiple ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Changing the Narrative of Afghanistan's Future (Complete)

— Afghan media mogul and entrepreneur Saad Mohseni; Aarya Nijat, Vice President and Co-Founder, Beikraan Inc.; and Faiysal AliKhan, Carnegie Fellow at the New America Foundation, talk to Asia Society Trustee Tom Freston about how the current generation ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 18 2014]
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Documented — Jose Antonio Vargas

Asia Society and MTV invite you to a special screening of Documented, celebrating the launch of its New York City theatrical run. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Mr. Vargas including a question and answer session. Stephen Friedman, ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

India Election: Deciphering the Foreign Policies of BJP and Congress

An Indian man pauses after voting at a polling station on April 17, 2014 in the Jodhpur District in the desert state of Rajasthan, India. (Kevin Frayer/)Much of the rhetoric from India’s current electoral campaigns has focused on economic growth and corruption. ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Jazz Saxophonist Sadao Watanabe

Sadao Watanabe: SaxaphoneRussell Ferrante: Piano/ KeysFelix Pastorius: BassWill Kennedy: DrumsThis performance is supported by Japan Foundation, New York through its JFNY Grant for Arts & Culture.725 Park Avenue, New York, NY©2014 Asia Society | ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Photo of the Day: A Canopy of Blossoms in Japan

A path is canopied by cherry blossom branches laden with flowers in Tokyo, Japan on April 4, 2014. (Sach.S/Flickr)Want to see your images in our Photo of the Day posts? Use Flickr and tag your photos "asiasociety" or simply email your best shots from ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 17 2014]
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Diplomatic Briefing with Pakistan High Commissioner to India

High Commissioner Abdul Basit joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1982. Born in 1958, he holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations. Basit has held various diplomatic assignments at Pakistan's missions abroad including Moscow, New York, ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Reimagining India: What’s at Stake in the World’s Largest Democracy?

On April 29, the , The India Project at Brookings, and McKinsey & Company will host a discussion examining these choices and exploring the challenges and opportunities facing India outlined in the publication Reimagining India: Unlocking the Potential ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dancing Into the Future: National Dance Institute (NDI) and China

An evening of dance, film, and discussion with Jacques d'Amboise , founder of National Dance Institute (NDI); Shirley Young , chairperson of the US-China Cultural Institute; and children from NDI. Learn about NDI's groundbreaking work in the field of ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: China, Shanghai, Education
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Jen Shyu's 'Solo Rites: Seven Breaths,' Directed by Garin Nugroho

Jen Shyu: Composition, vocals, dance, Taiwanese moon lute, piano, gayageum, er hu, East Timorese lakadouGarin Nugroho: DirectorDanang Pamungkas: ChoreographerKristen Robinson: Set and Props DesignerSolomon Weisbard: Lighting DesignerMaria Hooper: Costume ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Can Women Affect the Outcome of India's Elections?

, Indian Supreme Court lawyer Karuna Nundy is a co-author of the six-point Womanifesto 2014 document. (Guido Bergmann/Bundesregierung via )Soon after the brutal gang rape and ultimate death of a 23-year-old female student in Delhi, the question many of ... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 16 2014]

Quotes

The exhibition also encourages stateside museum-goers to redefine their perceptions of Afghanistan. Hutton notes: "At the beginning of my class…I had all of my students write down the first five words that came to mind of Afghanistan and I had them go out and interview five people, then we tabulated them. The main words of course are exactly the words you can imagine: Taliban, destruction, death, war, oppression of women — but very little specifics about their culture and country. Even though we've been militarily engaged with [Afghans] the average American knows very little about them."
"There's Nirvana to be glimpsed in much of the art here" is how recently described 's exhibition , on view in New York City through May 18...
"I don't use Twitter or Facebook," Kissinger told a packed house at Asia Society. "That's not out of any moral superiority. I just don't care so much what others think. I want to know and better understand what I think."
"No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes" (Metropolitan Books, 2014) by Anand Gopal (R). 2014 will an auspicious year for Afghanistan. Tomorrow, its citizens go to the polls...

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